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Local Trooper Named 2021 Indiana State Police Trooper of the Year

Lowell– Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas G. Carter has announced the recipient of the 2021 Indiana State Police Trooper of the Year. This honor is bestowed upon a deserving Trooper that exemplifies the department’s lofty standards and expectations as related to the overall mission. Leadership, productivity, service to the community both on and off duty, and assigned responsibilities are just a few areas taken into consideration when nominated.
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North Judson-San Pierre School Board Approves Textbook Rental Fees, Meal Prices

The North Judson-San Pierre School Board members approved textbook rental fees last week, according to Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin. The Kindergarten fee will be $103.94, 1st grade will be $112.78, 2nd grade will be $103.13, 3rd grade will be $120.94, 4th grade will be $111.98, 5th grade will be $108.61, and 6th grade will be $122.05. Textbook rental fees for Middle School and High School students will vary depending on classes.
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North Judson Town Council to Meet in Special Session Tonight

The North Judson Town Council members will meet in special session tonight where they will discuss the agreement for services with Waste Management, the town’s newly chosen trash and recycling hauler. Clerk-Treasurer Andrew Rowe previously said Waste Management will be getting toters out to customers this week, while Republic...

Two Lowell Troopers receive lifesaving award during Friday awards and recognition ceremony

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Police held an awards and recognition ceremony in Indianapolis Friday morning. The ceremony officially recognized the achievements and accomplishments that all too often go without proper recognition. Officers were recognized for their dedication, service, bravery, and devotion to the department and the citizens of Indiana. From the Lowell Post, Trooper Jordin Bilthuis and Trooper Israel Rosillo were recognized for the life-saving action they took in Lake County this past year.

Employee Dispute Ends in Death

A shooting at the Bolivar One-Stop, 320 W. Market Street, resulted in a death and an arrest connected to it. On Sunday, June 19, at approximately 10:03 p.m., Bolivar Police officers responded to the scene and discovered Mahmoude Saleh deceased from multiple gunshot wounds. Through further investigation, in collaboration with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), a 26-year-old male, Khalil Abuzaid, a co-worker, was identified as a suspect.

North Judson Town Council Discusses Waste Hauler Agreement

The North Judson Town Council members recently decided to switch trash and recycling haulers and brought up a services agreement during their meeting this week. Clerk-Treasurer Andrew Rowe said there were some things in the agreement after receiving it in the middle of last week concerning fuel costs and other matters. Rowe hopes to have some questions answered in a special meeting set for Monday, June 27 at 5:30 p.m. CT where the council members can put their final approval on the contract before Waste Management begins work in July.

Art in the Park Event in North Judson Saturday

The Constellation of Starke Creatives Network is hosting an Art in the Park event at Norwayne Field in North Judson Saturday (June 25) from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. CT. A variety of local vendors will have several unique items on display. Richard Shepperd will showcase wood creations from local...

North Judson-San Pierre School Board Approves Contracts

The North Judson-San Pierre School Board approved Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin’s contract for the next three years. The contract is for 2022-2023 through 2024-2025. The basic salary in the first year will be $110,000 with a $2,000 increase in both of the two years that follow. The board will pay for the cost of health insurance, long-term disability insurance, term life insurance, employee ISTRF, the contribution of the Indiana State Teacher’s Retirement Fund, 403b Annuity, auto expenses and IRS mileage, and Social Security.